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Nehemiah 7

MSG 1 After the wall was rebuilt and I had installed the doors, and the security guards, the singers, and the Levites were appointed, NIV 1 After the wall had been rebuilt and I had set the doors in place, the gatekeepers and the singers and the Levites were appointed. MSG 2 I put my brother Hanani, along with Hananiah the captain of the citadel, in charge of Jerusalem because he was an honest man and feared God more than most men. NIV 2 I put in charge of Jerusalem my brother Hanani, along with Hananiah the commander of the citadel, because he was a man of integrity and feared God more than most men do. MSG 3 I gave them this order: "Don't open the gates of Jerusalem until the sun is up. And shut and bar the gates while the guards are still on duty. Appoint the guards from the citizens of Jerusalem and assign them to posts in front of their own homes." NIV 3 I said to them, "The gates of Jerusalem are not to be opened until the sun is hot. While the gatekeepers are still on duty, have them shut the doors and bar them. Also appoint residents of Jerusalem as guards, some at their posts and some near their own houses." MSG 4 The city was large and spacious with only a few people in it and the houses not yet rebuilt. NIV 4 Now the city was large and spacious, but there were few people in it, and the houses had not yet been rebuilt. MSG 5 God put it in my heart to gather the nobles, the officials, and the people in general to be registered. I found the genealogical record of those who were in the first return from exile. This is the record I found: NIV 5 So my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles, the officials and the common people for registration by families. I found the genealogical record of those who had been the first to return. This is what I found written there: MSG 6 These are the people of the province who returned from the captivity of the Exile, the ones Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had carried off captive; they came back to Jerusalem and Judah, each going to his own town. NIV 6 These are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town, MSG 7 They came back in the company of Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, and Baanah. The numbers of the men of the People of Israel by families of origin: NIV 7 in company with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum and Baanah): The list of the men of Israel: MSG 8 Parosh, 2,172 NIV 8 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172 MSG 9 Shephatiah, 372 NIV 9 of Shephatiah, 372 MSG 10 Arah, 652 NIV 10 of Arah, 652 MSG 11 Pahath-Moab (sons of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818 NIV 11 of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818 MSG 12 Elam, 1,254 NIV 12 of Elam, 1,254 MSG 13 Zattu, 845 NIV 13 of Zattu, 845 MSG 14 Zaccai, 760 NIV 14 of Zaccai, 760 MSG 15 Binnui, 648 NIV 15 of Binnui, 648 MSG 16 Bebai, 628 NIV 16 of Bebai, 628 MSG 17 Azgad, 2,322 NIV 17 of Azgad, 2,322 MSG 18 Adonikam, 667 NIV 18 of Adonikam, 667 MSG 19 Bigvai, 2,067 NIV 19 of Bigvai, 2,067 MSG 20 Adin, 655 NIV 20 of Adin, 655 MSG 21 Ater (sons of Hezekiah), 98 NIV 21 of Ater (through Hezekiah), 98 MSG 22 Hashum, 328 NIV 22 of Hashum, 328 MSG 23 Bezai, 324 NIV 23 of Bezai, 324 MSG 24 Hariph, 112 NIV 24 of Hariph, 112 MSG 25 Gibeon, 95. NIV 25 of Gibeon, 95 MSG 26 Israelites identified by place of origin: Bethlehem and Netophah, 188 NIV 26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188 MSG 27 Anathoth, 128 NIV 27 of Anathoth, 128 MSG 28 Beth Azmaveth, 42 NIV 28 of Beth Azmaveth, 42 MSG 29 Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah, and Beeroth, 743 NIV 29 of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah and Beeroth, 743 MSG 30 Ramah and Geba, 621 NIV 30 of Ramah and Geba, 621 MSG 31 Micmash, 122 NIV 31 of Micmash, 122 MSG 32 Bethel and Ai, 123 NIV 32 of Bethel and Ai, 123 MSG 33 Nebo (the other one), 52 NIV 33 of the other Nebo, 52 MSG 34 Elam (the other one), 1,254 NIV 34 of the other Elam, 1,254 MSG 35 Harim, 320 NIV 35 of Harim, 320 MSG 36 Jericho, 345 NIV 36 of Jericho, 345 MSG 37 Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 721 NIV 37 of Lod, Hadid and Ono, 721 MSG 38 Senaah, 3,930. NIV 38 of Senaah, 3,930 MSG 39 Priestly families: Jedaiah (sons of Jeshua), 973 NIV 39 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua), 973 MSG 40 Immer, 1,052 NIV 40 of Immer, 1,052 MSG 41 Pashhur, 1,247 NIV 41 of Pashhur, 1,247 MSG 42 Harim, 1,017. NIV 42 of Harim, 1,017 MSG 43 Levitical families: Jeshua (sons of Kadmiel and of Hodaviah), 74. NIV 43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74 MSG 44 Singers: Asaph's family line, 148. NIV 44 The singers: the descendants of Asaph, 148 MSG 45 Security guard families: Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai, 138. NIV 45 The gatekeepers: the descendants of MSG 46 Families of support staff: Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth, NIV 46 The temple servants: the descendants of MSG 47 Keros, Sia, Padon, NIV 47 Keros, Sia, Padon, MSG 48 Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai, NIV 48 Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai, MSG 49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar, NIV 49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar, MSG 50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda, NIV 50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda, MSG 51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah, NIV 51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah, MSG 52 Besai, Meunim, Nephussim, NIV 52 Besai, Meunim, Nephusim, MSG 53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur, NIV 53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur, MSG 54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha, NIV 54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha, MSG 55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah, NIV 55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah, MSG 56 Neziah, and Hatipha. NIV 56 Neziah and Hatipha MSG 57 Families of Solomon's servants: Sotai, Sophereth, Perida, NIV 57 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of MSG 58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel, NIV 58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel, MSG 59 Shephatiah, Hattil, Pokereth-Hazzebaim, and Amon. NIV 59 Shephatiah, Hattil, MSG 60 The Temple support staff and Solomon's servants added up to 392. NIV 60 The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon, 392 MSG 61 These are those who came from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon, and Immer. They weren't able to prove their ancestry, whether they were true Israelites or not: NIV 61 The following came up from the towns of Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon and Immer, but they could not show that their families were descended from Israel: MSG 62 The sons of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda, 642. NIV 62 the descendants of MSG 63 Likewise with these priestly families: -The sons of Hobaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai, who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and took that name. NIV 63 And from among the priests: the descendants of MSG 64 They looked high and low for their family records but couldn't find them. And so they were barred from priestly work as ritually unclean. NIV 64 These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean. MSG 65 The governor ruled that they could not eat from the holy food until a priest could determine their status by using the Urim and Thummim. NIV 65 The governor, therefore, ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there should be a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim. MSG 66 The total count for the congregation was 42,360. NIV 66 The whole company numbered 42,360, MSG 67 That did not include the male and female slaves who numbered 7,337. There were also 245 male and female singers. NIV 67 besides their "7,337 menservants and maidservants; and they also had 245 men and women singers. MSG 68 And there were 736 horses, 245 mules, NIV 68 There were 736 horses, 245 mules, MSG 69 435 camels, and 6,720 donkeys. NIV 69 435 camels and "6,720 donkeys. MSG 70 Some of the heads of families made voluntary offerings for the work. The governor made a gift to the treasury of 1,000 drachmas of gold (about nineteen pounds), 50 bowls, and 530 garments for the priests. NIV 70 Some of the heads of the families contributed to the work. The governor gave to the treasury "1,000 drachmas of gold, 50 bowls and 530 garments for priests. MSG 71 Some of the heads of the families made gifts to the treasury for the work; it came to 20,000 drachmas of gold and 2,200 minas of silver (about one and a third tons). NIV 71 Some of the heads of the families gave to the treasury for the work 20,000 drachmas of gold and "2,200 minas of silver. MSG 72 Gifts from the rest of the people totaled 20,000 drachmas of gold (about 375 pounds), 2,000 minas of silver, and 67 garments for the priests. NIV 72 The total given by the rest of the people was 20,000 drachmas of gold, "2,000 minas of silver and 67 garments for priests. MSG 73 The priests, Levites, security guards, singers, and Temple support staff, along with some others, and the rest of the People of Israel, all found a place to live in their own towns. NIV 73 The priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers and the temple servants, along with certain of the people and the rest of the Israelites, settled in their own towns. When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns,